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Awards for PhD Students

NIPS young scientist award

NIPS students who demonstrate excellent academic and scientific achievements during the PhD course are eligible for the "NIPS Young Scientist Award". Students who meet the following requirements and are qualified for early graduation will receive the award. Award-winning students will be offered a guaranteed postdoctoral position in the institute for the remaining year(s) of their PhD course.

  • For students enrolled in three-year PhD program:
    More than three scientific papers published or in press, from his/her PhD studies, in peer-reviewed journals including at least one first-authorship paper.
  • For students enrolled in five-year PhD program:
    More than four scientific papers published or in press, from his/her PhD studies, in peer-reviewed journals including at least two first-authorship papers.

Nagakura Research Incentive Award & SOKENDAI Research Award

Each chair of Departments recommends excellent researches made by SOKENDAI students to Electoral Commission of Nagakura Research Incentive Award. Prize-winning thesis for “Nagakura Research Incentive Award”is carefully selected by the committees. Among prize-winning candidate researches, SOKENDAI Research Awards are given to excellent researches.

The 14th Nagakura Research Incentive Award Presentation was held in 2008

Prior to the commencement ceremony on March 24 (Tuesday) in 2009, the 14th Nagakura Research Incentive Award Presentation had been held. Candidates gave presentations of their own research and then Q&A sessions were provided respectively. This time, Yosuke Sumitomo from the Department of Particle Nucleus and Toshiaki Watabe from the Department of Polar Science received Nagakura Research Incentive Awards. Two other students received SOKENDAI research awards.

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∇A list of award winners:

Nagakura Research Incentive Award
Yosuke Sumitomo Department of Particle Nucleus in the School of High Energy Accelerator Science Research on effective theory of existing membrane in M theory
Toshiaki Watabe Department of genetics in the School of Life Science Research Discovery of new small molecule RNA in mouse genital cells and analysis of its function and biosynthetic pathway
SOKENDAI Research Award
Yukiko Tanabe Department of Polar Science in the School of Complexity Science Light physiological and ecological research of Algal assemblage in the Antarctic lakes
Keise Izuma Department of Physiological Science in the School of Life Science Investigation of brain mechanism that supports altruistic character of human

Sokendai President's Award

Sokendai President's Award has been established to award research grants to those whose research for a doctoral degree is well planned or already being conducted. Candidates eligible to apply for the Award are those enrolled as Sokendai’s students as of April 1, in the first or second year of a 3-year doctoral program or in the third or fourth year of a 5-year doctoral program at the time of application.

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